There are many ways to become a part of the JFI family. Become a card-carrying member of JFI and enjoy discounts, members-only sneak previews, and invitations to special events and parties throughout the year. Ensure the future of the Jewish Film Institute by giving a legacy gift through the Future Focus Fund and secure the future of Jewish Film for generations to come. Sponsor our educational programs, awards, and filmmakers services to support emerging and established filmmakers working with Jewish themes. Become a business and community sponsor and reach art and culture audiences in the Bay Area and Beyond. If you’re 35 and under, check out JFI Next Wave, an exciting new way to experience JFI and socialize with filmmakers and film lovers like you.

Become a Member

Membership has its privileges. Join now and become a founding member of the Jewish Film Institute! Receive exciting benefits such as SFJFF and WinterFest passes, film sponsorship opportunities, JFI tote bags, invitations to free members-only screenings and more.

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JFI depends on donors like you to continue to present the world’s most innovative and original new voices to the Bay Area and beyond. Make a donation now to preserve the rich history of Jewish communities throughout the world, one film at a time.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a business and community sponsor. JFI has a dynamic sponsorship program, which offers exceptional year round co-branded marketing opportunities throughout the year. As a JFI Sponsor, you will be recognized as a committed community partner, devoted to sustaining the rich arts and cultural landscape of the Bay Area.

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Future Focus Fund


Include JFI in your estate plan. Make a legacy gift through the Future Focus Fund to support independent Jewish film for your children and grandchildren.

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Next Wave

Get the best deal in town! Film lovers ages 35 and under enjoy all the benefits of a JFI membership, plus invitations to Next Wave members-only programs and events, and a Next Members access pass a for just $35 a year.

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Volunteering for the Jewish Film Institute is a terrific way to meet other film lovers and see great films. Applications for volunteers are welcome year round.

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